A nephew of world-famend dressmaker Carolina Herrera was discovered lifeless inside a truck on a highway close to Venezuela’s capital metropolis.
The general public prosecutor’s workplace mentioned in an announcement Friday that the physique of 34-year-outdated businessman Reinaldo Jose Herrera was discovered the evening earlier than close to Caracas. One other businessman was discovered lifeless in the identical place.
In line with Venezuelan media, the boys have been reportedly kidnapped by a bunch whereas consuming at a restaurant in the japanese a part of Caracas Thursday evening. Authorities mentioned the group requested for a ransom.
Regardless of the cash being paid, Herrera and Fabrizio Mendoza, 31, have been killed, authorities mentioned.
The designer launched an announcement denouncing the continued violence in the South American nation.
“The household and I admire your kindness,” she mentioned, in line with TMZ. “Our solely hope is that the tragic assassination of our younger nephew, Reinaldo and his colleague, Fabrizio will serve to mitigate the horrible carnage and murders which can be dedicated towards our youth in Venezuela. The Electoral Outcomes should be revered. The Communist Dictatorship should go."
Venezuela has among the many highest homicide charges in the world.
The Related Press contributed to this report.